A bit like Father Christmas, racing often delivers many of its goodies on one day.
And that is the case on Saturday when we can relish the Hennessy Gold Cup meeting and the Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle.
It's funny how, when you pick the winner of big races one year, so many people expect you to repeat the achievement the following one.
I promise to do my best to back up the success of this time last year. I well recall my jumping around like a mad man at Newcastle this time last year, with AP McCoy standing . . .
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